Cezary Podkul: Chris Christie’s Tunnel TangoAugust 2015
What happened to the money after the New Jersey governor killed a new commuter rail tunnel five years ago?
David Morris: Does Capitalism Need Fine-Tuning or an Overhaul?August 2015
Today we have one set of rules for the super rich, and another for everyone else.
T. Christian Miller and Jeff Gerth: The FDA Endorses Safety Device for Liquid Children’s MedicationsAugust 2015
Flow restrictors can help prevent children from taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, which can cause liver damage if taken in high doses.
Joe Winkler: What can Israel Teach us About Racism?August 2015
The plight of Ethiopian Israelis.
Tom Engelhardt: What It Means When You Kill People On the Other Side of the Planet and No One NoticesAugust 2015
War, sunny side up, and the summer of slaughter (Vietnam and today).
Richard Falk: Subjectivity and Wartime JournalismAugust 2015
When objectivity is biased.
Robert Reich: The Outrageous Ascent of CEO PayAugust 2015
Paying CEOs more isn't helping anyone.
Amanda Lee Koe: On the 50th Anniversary of Singapore’s IndependenceAugust 2015
Singapore may be one of the world’s leading financial centers, but is governing against ideology risky business for democracy?
Robert Faturechi: Could Scott Walker’s Legal Victory Expand PAC Superpowers?August 2015
Proponents of tighter reins on political money worry that a Wisconsin ruling about the governor’s recall campaign could carry seeds of another Citizens United.
Kristabelle Munson: OnyxAugust 2015
Flash Fiction:"We pull the tide towards the shore."
Joshua Tranen: On Extremism and the Control of BodiesAugust 2015
Two acts of terrorism stir up memories of the West Bank and homophobia.
Emily Strasser: Letter from HiroshimaAugust 2015
On the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, the granddaughter of one of the scientists who made the bomb pays a visit to ground zero.
Thomas Larson: On Medical AuthorityAugust 2015
In a sea of books and media on medicine and illness, too few give voice to the patients.
Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan: Bobby Jindal and the Hyphenated AmericanAugust 2015
Jindal mistakes entry into the American mainstream as a matter of shedding a hyphen.
Christian Appy: Our Merciful Ending to the Good WarAugust 2015
How patriotism means never having to say you're sorry.
Jonathan Weisman: The Journalist as NovelistAugust 2015
Jonathan Weisman on his new novel No. 4 Imperial Lane and a family history that might make you feel better about your own.
Richard Falk: Pondering Jonathan Pollard’s ReleaseAugust 2015
The moral conundrum of espionage and treason.
Karen Greenberg: The Mass Killer and the National Security StateAugust 2015
Why mass shootings have remarkably little to do with Islamic extremism and why the government doesn’t care.
Robert Reich: The Revolt Against the Ruling ClassAugust 2015
In two very different ways, Trump and Sanders are agents of this revolt against the ruling class.
Subhankar Banerjee: Paradise BurningJuly 2015
Why we all need to learn the word “anthropogenic.”
Rick Perlstein: The New Holy Grail of Republican PrimariesJuly 2015
The penumbras and emanations of Citizens United are changing the Republican campaign game.
Marian Wang: Segregating Troublesome KidsJuly 2015
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
Peter Van Buren: The Balance of Power in the Middle East Just ChangedJuly 2015
U.S.-Iranian relations emerge from a thirty-year cold war for the better.
Robert Reich: Medicare is Not the ProblemJuly 2015
Fifty years later, Medicare is still working and it can work even better.
Richard Falk: The Significance of Israel’s Opposition to the Vienna AgreementJuly 2015
Does the United States come to the negotiating table as a kingpin, or as an ally?
Lou Dubose: The Politics of Faith and FearJuly 2015
"These people are, in a word, afraid. And their candidates have mastered the exploitation of their fears."
Elizabeth Adams: Romantic DissonanceJuly 2015
Contradictions in the language of love and law.
Eduardo Galeano: God’s Masterpiece or the Devil’s Bad Joke?July 2015
Barbarians and apes—from the Opium Wars to the origin of the species.
Clarice Lispector: MonkeysJuly 2015
Flash Fiction: “Macacos”
Pepe Escobar: The Eurasian Big BangJuly 2015
How China and Russia are running rings around Washington.